Infy to expand CSR activity in Americas, spend $5 m

Infy to expand CSR activity  in Americas, spend $5 m

As part of expanding its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, IT services major Infosys will focus on the Americas by making available quality computer science education to communities in the region.

Infosys Foundation, USA, a philanthropic arm of the company, will spearhead the programme, Infosys said in a statement on Tuesday.

Besides the initial outlay of $5 million (over Rs 31.6 crore) per annum, the company also appointed Sudha Murthy, Vandana Sikka and Sandeep Dadlani as the trustees of the Infosys Foundation, USA.

“The Infosys Foundation has always supported the cause of promoting quality education and empowering individuals. I am confident that we will leverage the Infosys Foundation’s experience in India of imparting technical education to enhance employability,” Murthy, who is also the Chairperson of Infosys Foundation, said.

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